cephal-
or cephalo- combining form Etymology: Latin, from Greek kephal-, kephalo-, from kephalē head <
cephalad
>
<
cephalopod
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cephal — gyr·en·cephal·ic; …   English syllables

  • cephal- — var. of cephalo before a vowel: cephalate. * * * …   Universalium

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